Wael Gamal is an Egyptian journalist, researcher and trainer with 17 years of journalism experience. He co-founded Al-Shorouk daily newspaper in October 2008, first as head of its economy desk, then as managing editor from October 2009 to October 2013. He became Al-Shorouk’s director of planning and training and senior economic reporter between October 2013 and February 2015. Since then, he has been a journalism trainer with the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the BBC Trust. Between 2014-2016, he was the principal trainer of Thomson Reuters’ Wealth of Nations project for investigative journalism in North Africa. Before joining Al-Shorouk, he worked as a reporter for Al-Alam Al-Youm economic daily, Al-Ahram Weekly, CNBC Arabic TV channel, BBC Arabic Service and Reuters news agency. He obtained his BA in economics and political science from Cairo University in 1993 and a postgraduate diploma in political science from the same university in 1994. In 2002, he obtained a graduate diploma in investment and financing from Middlesex University in London. He translated to Arabic (with Salam Hussein) Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21stCentury, published in June 2016.
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